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Date of Passing: Aug 07, 2019

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Yvette passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 7, 2019.
She is survived by her son Jeffery; two grandchildren, Zoë and Zen; siblings, Paul (Marilyn), Daniel, Jeannette (Larry), Raymond (Pat Shallow); nieces and nephews and their families; and close friend Deb. She was predeceased by her parents, Orien and Marie; her brother Louis; and her sister-in-law Diane (nee Kuxhousen).
Yvette retired from the Canada Revenue Agency after 30 years of service in various positions. She has been a member of Scouts Canada for many years, both as a leader (Hawkeye) and a trainer. She was a down-to-earth person who loved to bake for family and friends. She enjoyed card games with her family and puttering around with her plants. She also enjoyed travelling, whether it be car trips, bus tours or attending scouting jamborees. Many will remember her willingness to step up and help when needed, even if it was just to be a listening ear.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Alterna Cremation. A family gathering has been planned to celebrate her life.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Aug 13, 2019

Condolences & Memories (6 entries)

  • We are sorry to hear of Yvette’s passing. Chris and I enjoyed getting to know Yvette through scouting and will never forget her support. Rest easy Yvette. Our deepest condolences to Jeff, family and friends. - Posted by: Chris and Dawn Cumming (Scouting friends) on: Aug 18, 2019

  • I am very saddened to hear of Yvette's passing. She was a lovely person, always enthusiastic about Scouting. Yvette always seemed to be enjoying life to the fullest whenever we crossed paths. She will be greatly missed by many. - Posted by: Glenn Dickson (Scouting) on: Aug 18, 2019

  • We were so sorry to hear of Yvette’s passing. She was a wonderful person loved by many, ourselves included. We loved working with Yvette. - Posted by: Terry Hooper & Joan Tyler (Co-workers) on: Aug 17, 2019

  • Another angel has been taken away from us...far too soon. I can hear her laughter and I remember all the fun times we had as children. Yvette has always had a special place in my heart. I will forever miss you! - Posted by: Denise (Couture) Manhard (cousin) on: Aug 13, 2019

  • I was so sorry to hear of Yvette's passing. She was such an uplifting spirit. Her reliability, enthusiasm and keen sense of humour enriched the time we shared working together. My condolences to Deb, Jeffery and the rest of the family. Sharon Conrad - Posted by: Sharon Conrad (Colleague) on: Aug 13, 2019

  • So sad to hear of Yvette's short time with us. My condolences to the family' Cuz Jerry - Posted by: Jerry couture (Cousin) on: Aug 13, 2019

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